Traditional 18th Century Naval Portrait of Cap’n Crunch

Artist and illustrator BoosterPang decided to portray the smiling, animated cereal mascot Cap'n Crunch as a fully realized human being posing in a | Continue reading | 1 day ago

John Lennon and Yoko Ono Discuss the Breakup of The Beatles and Other Subjects With Dick Cavett in 1971

In September 1971, John Lennon and Yoko Ono appeared on The Dick Cavett Show where they talked with the host about the breakup of The Beatles, | Continue reading | 1 day ago

A Fascinating Vintage Film From 1910 That Showcases the Strength and Agility of Common Houseflies

In 1910, British naturalist and filmmaker F Percy Smith created "The Acrobatic Fly", a fascinating film that demonstrated the remarkable strength, | Continue reading | 1 day ago

A Collection of Reader Submitted ‘Deep Dark Fears’ Translated Into Comic Form by Illustrator Fran Krause

Los Angeles professor, animator, and comic artist Fran Krause (previously) has released The Creeps: A Deep Dark Fears Collection, a wonderful compilation | Continue reading | 1 day ago

The Super Mario Bros. Theme Music Performed on a Violin at Four Increasing Experience Levels

Award-winning musician Rob Landes quite skillfully and lightheartedly performed the Super Mario Bros. theme music on a violin at four increasing | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Under, An Underwater Restaurant on the Southern Tip of Norway Featuring Wonderful Views of Marine Life

Europe's first underwater restaurant, aptly named Under, has just opened in Lindesnes on the southern tip of Norway. While the entryway of the restaurant | Continue reading | 1 day ago

1986 Calendar Featuring Morris the Cat Making Snide Remarks on How Technology Is Changing the World

Beginning in 1968, a wisecracking orange tabby cat named Morris peppered daytime television with commercials about his being "the world's most finicky | Continue reading | 1 day ago

How an Iconic Photo of a Picturesque Austrian Town Encouraged a Travel Vlogger to Want to See More

Travel vlogger Johnny Harris waxed poetically about an iconic, ubiquitous image of Hallstatt, a village that sits below the Austrian Alps. Harris | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Chef With Fried Chicken Hidden on Map of USA

Did you know that there is a chef proudly presenting his friend chicken hidden on the map of the USA? Well, there is and that's the easiest way to find | Continue reading | 1 day ago

French People Try to Pronounce Words in English

Frenchly, a site for Francophiles based in the United States, asked several native speakers of French to pronounce fairly common words in English. Several | Continue reading | 1 day ago

A Stunning HD Timelapse That Captures Two Years of Changing Seasons in New York City’s Central Park

Award-winning filmmaker Tyler Fairbank has captured the beauty of the changing seasons as reflected in New York City's Central Park in gorgeous 8K high | Continue reading | 1 day ago

An Unsettling 3D Animation Depicting Various Phobias

Ahmet Serif Yildirim, a director, motion designer, and tattoo artist in Berlin has created a brilliant but unsettling 3D animation that depicts various | Continue reading | 2 days ago

A Steady Dog Masters the Art of the Fidget Spinner

A beautiful and very steady shepherd named Rush quite confidently balanced a rotating fidget spinner on his dolichocephalic nose and skillfully walked | Continue reading | 2 days ago

The Last Song John Lennon Ever Recorded

Just a few weeks before his unexpected and tragic death on December 8, 1980, legendary musician John Lennon (formerly of The Beatles) went into the studio | Continue reading | 2 days ago

The Reunited Folks of ‘Deadwood’ Find That Times Are Changing in the Long Awaited Film Based on the Series

In a teaser trailer for the long-awaited, highly-anticipated film based upon the all-too-short HBO series Deadwood, a concerned Al Swearingen (Ian | Continue reading | 2 days ago

Lykoi, A Recent Breed of Cat Whose Sparse Dark Coats and Big Eyes Make Them Look Like Werewolves

The Lykoi (Greek word for wolf) is a fairly recent breed of cats who are known for their big eyes and sparse coat make them look a lot like (fictional) | Continue reading | 2 days ago

German Observatory Transformed Into a Giant R2-D2

Professor Hubert Zitt, who is widely known for his fascinating lectures on Star Wars, Star Trek and other science fiction, saw the perfect opportunity to | Continue reading | 2 days ago

How Ian McKellen Uses His Eyes to Convey Emotion

Video essayist and web producer Evan Puschak aka The Nerdwriter takes a deep look at the way legendary actor Ian McKellen employs his bright baby blues to | Continue reading | 2 days ago

Dogfish Head SuperEIGHT, A Super Gose Beer With the Perfect pH Level to Develop Kodak Super 8 Film

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery partnered up with Kodak to develop SuperEight, a puckery super Gose that has the perfect pH level to, in combination with other | Continue reading | 2 days ago

Google Creates the First Interactive AI Powered Google Doodle in Celebration of Johann Sebastian Bach

Google has created its very first artificially intelligent powered Google Doodle in celebration of Johann Sebastian Bach's birthday on this day in 1685. | Continue reading | 2 days ago

Fabulous Photographs of Cats Taken From Underneath a Glass Table With Brilliant Background Colors

Lithuanian photographer Andrius Burba, who captured a different side of cats, dogs, and horses by photographing them from underneath a glass table, has | Continue reading | 3 days ago

How Gregor Clegane aka ‘The Mountain’ Embodies All That Is Brutally Violent in ‘Game of Thrones’

With the final season of Game of Thrones swiftly approaching, Debra Minoff and Susannah McCullough of The Take take the opportunity to inscribe another | Continue reading | 3 days ago

A Curious Cat Figures Out How to Play With the Swinging Spheres of a Newton’s Cradle

An adorable rescued tabby cat named Pickle began playing with the Newton's Cradle that was sitting upon his human's desk. The curious kitty grabbed the | Continue reading | 3 days ago

MetaFly, A Durable, Flexible Flying Robot That Mimics the Movements of a Delicate Insect for Accurate Flight

Inventor Edwin Van Ruymbeke of Marseille, France, who created the furtive Bionic Bird drone, has crafted another biomimetic flying robot called the | Continue reading | 3 days ago

How a Variety of Musical Oddities Make The Beatles’ ‘I’m Looking Through You’ a Very Messy Song

In a rather forthright video essay, the host of You Can't Unhear This addresses the mysterious goings on that make very messy work of The Beatles song, | Continue reading | 3 days ago

A Robotic Arm That Picks Up Unfamiliar Objects With Great Precision and Places Them Where They Belong

Researchers at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have built a highly intelligent robotic arm that is able to gently | Continue reading | 3 days ago

A Hot and Thirsty Koala Bear Seeks Cool Refuge in the Air Conditioned Environment of a Winemaker’s Car

After checking to his family's vineyard in South Australia, vintner Tim Withrow of Withrow Wines returned to his car and found that a hot and thirsty | Continue reading | 3 days ago

The Kids of Hawkins Start to Grow Up During the Summer of 1985 in ‘Stranger Things’ Season Three

The third season of the wildly popular series Stranger Things takes place in the summer of 1985, where the kids of Hawkins, Indiana begin to learn there's | Continue reading | 3 days ago

TV Star and His Stunt Double Try to Break Into Film In Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’

In Quentin Tarantino's ninth feature film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, famous TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double | Continue reading | 3 days ago

Why Trees Stop Growing After a Certain Height

In an arboreal TED-Ed lesson written by Valentin Hammoudi and animated by Doug Alberts, narrator Addison Anderson explains the “hydraulic limitation | Continue reading | 3 days ago

The Disturbing Worldwide Phenomenon of Hat Man Appearing in Nightmares Before Sleep Paralysis Sets In

In a fascinating report for Quartz, reporter Corrinne Purtill talks about the disturbing phenomenon that has invaded the dreams of thousands of people | Continue reading | 4 days ago

Kitten Doesn’t Understand How a Dog’s Tail Works

A tiny little kitten who was sitting next to stately German shepherd was repeatedly hit in the face every time the dog's tail swished. After a being hit a | Continue reading | 4 days ago

Murphy the Molar, A Classic 1970s Animated Dental Health Character Created in Ontario, Canada

In the 1970s, the dental director of the Ontario Health Ministry created a loveable animated character named "Murphy the Molar" in order to encourage | Continue reading | 4 days ago

A Cheeky Parrot Plays Peek-a-Boo With a Neighbor’s Cat With the Safety of a Glass Door Between Them

When a cheeky little parrot named Oscar saw that the neighbor's cat had come to the sliding glass door, he decided to first try to stare the invading | Continue reading | 4 days ago

The Transparent Larval Stage of a Developing Eel

Hashem Al-Ghaili of Science Nature posted a really informative video essay about the leptocephalus -- the fascinating larval stage of developing eels. | Continue reading | 4 days ago

Oversized Novelty Coins That Help to Decide Whether or Not to Give a F**k With a Simple Toss

There are those days when it's really difficult to decide whether or not to give a f**k! Luckily, Justin Heister has come up with a brilliant way to help | Continue reading | 4 days ago

Handsome Horse Helps Out by Sweeping Up the Stable

A very handsome horse happily helped out his rural household by picking up a broom in his mouth and began sweeping up the stable from his own stall. While | Continue reading | 4 days ago

‘Game of Thrones’ Stunt Coordinator Explains How He Maximizes Scene Dynamics While Minimizing Injury

With the premiere of the first episode of Game of Thrones' eighth and final season less than a month away, the very able, award-winning stunt coordinator | Continue reading | 4 days ago

A Hilarious Heineken Ad Comparing the Superiority of Beer Over Water With a Simple Musical Demonstration

In a hilarious ad for Heineken beer by Swedish photographer Patrik Ekenblom, a very serious Henrik Oskarsson compares the superiority of beer over water | Continue reading | 4 days ago

How Beings Become Aware of the Need to Be Aware

In the first of a three-part series, Munich design group Kurzgesagt takes on the philosophical conundrum about the origin of consciousness, specifically | Continue reading | 4 days ago

New York City Subway Riders Help a Man Carry a Giant Construction Beam Onto the Subway Train

NYC is different man— Zad (@ECM_LP) March 15, 2019 New York is often portrayed as a cold, hard city yet those who really | Continue reading | 4 days ago

Happy-Go-Lucky Therapy Dog Makes a Hilarious Attempt to Run the Crufts Dog Show Agility Course

A Romanian therapy dog named Kratu with a wonderful happy-go-lucky personality won over the hearts of the audience and of the announcers at the Crufts Dog | Continue reading | 4 days ago

The Physics of Surfing

In a splashy TED-Ed lesson by Nick Pizzo and illustrated by Miguel Ángel Camprubi, narrator Addison Anderson explains how physics are an invisible but | Continue reading | 4 days ago

The Finely Curated World of Connoisseur Coffee

The New Yorker goes inside the finely curated world of high-end coffee to learn exactly how these newly developed fourth and fifth waves are different | Continue reading | 4 days ago

Redrum Roll Cake, A Brilliant Replication of the Iconic Rug From ‘The Shining’ in a Delicious Edible Form

Kaci Hansen of the aptly named Homicidal Homemaker horror themed cooking/cocktail series, has created "The Shining REDRUM Roll Cake". This intricate log | Continue reading | 5 days ago

Swedish Actor Joel Kinnaman Answers a Series of Questions That Determine How Nordic He Really Is

While promoting his upcoming film The Informer, Swedish-American actor Joel Kinnaman (The Killing, Altered Carbon) happily answered a series of amusing | Continue reading | 5 days ago

A Pair of Curious Dogs Figure Out How to Operate Two-Dimensional Game That Releases Yummy Treats

Albert and Delta, two adorable Labrador retrievers, took turns figuring out how to operate a machine their engineer human (previously) built for them. | Continue reading | 5 days ago

Clever Buttered Toast iPhone Case That Save Screens When Landing Butter Side Down Due To Murphy’s Law

The Japanese company Fairy and You has created a very clever line of iPhone cases that look like a piece of toast, which according to the "Buttered Toast | Continue reading | 5 days ago